Archive for March 2017

At 88 He Knits Thousands of Socks for Homeless Shelters

SOCKS BY BOB” is what 88-year-old Bob Rutherford from Saskatoon, calls his life’s work.  He has knitted over 10,000 socks with the help of his son and a few friends and a homemade knitting machine.  Every pair goes to homeless shelters across Canada.

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Sowing The Seed of the Gospel – Change The World With Operation Christmas Child

Small acts of love and kindness can change the world.

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You Can Make Your Own Coloring Book

Did you know you can make your own Coloring Book?  With these instructions from Mark you can make coloring books that are inexpensive, look good, and will fit into a shoebox gift without folding or bending.  You could even slip a few pages in a card to cheer a child in a hospital as well.  Or print a special gift for an adult – everyone loves to color!

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10 Easy Washcloth Tutorials to Sew, Knit or Crochet

Everyone needs washcloths!  I’ve made many to give away at family baby showers.  And every one of my shoebox gifts included one and a bar of soap.  Soldier, veteran and homeless organizations also need donations for their hygiene kits.  Looking through my Pinterest Boards, I found some of my favorite ones to make.  Here are 10 of the Easy Washcloth Tutorials I found to sew, knit or crochet.

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Harbor Freight Coupons Good This Weekend

For me, Harbor Freight is the tool equivalent of Michaels – there are so many interesting things you suddenly realize you can’t live without them!  AND I love getting my new Harbor Freight coupons in my email each week.  There is usually a “free” item with purchase coupon.  This week they also have a 20% off coupon which you can combine with 1 “free” item.

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Kmart Free Item: Free Activity Book

Freebie Saturday Kmart Free Item

Freebie Saturday Alert! Another Kmart Free Item is available this Saturday, March 25th, 2017.  Check your local store.  Children 12 and under can get a free activity book.  While this is a fun item for your children, consider asking them if they would consider donating it to another child in need. 

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Dollar Days Deals – Items Perfect for Donating

Do you love to donate to local and overseas missions?  Shopping in bulk is the easiest method to get large quantities AND delivered to your door!  I admit that I love the hunt to find the perfect deal hidden in the clearance aisles of my local stores.  But that does take time and gas – and I’ve been frustrated often.  I regularly post deals from Amazon and other online stores.  And I’ve recently discovered another bulk outlet and here are some Dollar Days deals I’ve found.

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Crocheted Dolls: Perfect Way to Use Up All Your Scraps

crocheted dolls

Children LOVE dolls!  They love something to cuddle, take care of, and sleep with.  These crocheted dolls are very soft and huggable.

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ToysRUs Free Shipping – 2 Day Deal Plus 20% off Coupon!

ToysRUs Free Shipping

Yay!  2 DAY DEAL!  Today and Tomorrow, there is ToysRUs FREE Shipping on all items ordered through their website. (That applies to Monday, March 20th, and Tuesday, March 21st.)  NO minimum purchase is required to get free shipping.

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A Mascara Wand Can Help Save Wildlife

Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

Did you know something as simple as an old mascara wand can help save wildlife?

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